07/30/14 2:47pm

Jackson Crossing development on East Reed Avenue in Alexandria, Virginia

This is an update to this post.

Jackson Crossing will be a 78-unit affordable housing community that will serve families earning 60% or less of the area median income (AMI). The building will be five stories tall on the east side, and taper down to three stories on the west. Construction is projected to take 18 months, with leasing estimated to take place at the end of 2015.

07/30/14 10:41am

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is sponsoring an onsite Farmers Market, available 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM every Wednesday from May 14 – Oct. 31. Get details about the event in our community events calendar.

Products will include vegetables and fruits grown locally as well as some organic items, which may vary depending on the vendor’s availability and seasonal influences. Wholesale case prices will be available, if desired.

07/30/14 7:26am
The Alexandria Singers

As part of the City of Alexandria’s ‘Music at Twilight’ concert series, the Alexandria Singers will be performing at John Carlyle Square Park in the Carlyle neighborhood Thursday night at 7:30pm. Will they perform ‘Save the Last Dance’ (see above video)?

Get details on the concert at this link.

For more information about the Alexandria Singers, visit this link.

The group is holding open auditions this fall. For more information on that, visit this link (PDF).